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September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month. Chronic pain affects almost 100 million Americans. This number is higher than those who have diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is your body indicating to you that there could be an underlying problem that needs attention. 

The goal of chronic pain management is to help you have the best quality of life possible. Infirmary Health's board-certified interventional pain management physician, Dr. Cassie Burns, will develop a safe treatment plan to help you manage your pain. 

As this field of medicine continues to grow and specialize, Dr. Burns has in-depth knowledge and training on the physiology of pain. As a pain management specialist, Dr. Burns uses the appropriate prescription of medications and procedures along with the newest interventional techniques to treat various types of pain. With an increasing number of newer and more complex medications, techniques and technologies becoming available every year for treatment of pain, Dr. Burns is uniquely trained and constantly learning to provide her patient's relief of pain and a chance to regain their lives.

To schedule an appointment, call 251-435-6850.